Los Angeles, CA asked in Civil Rights, Immigration Law, Personal Injury and Domestic Violence for California

Q: If I call the police on my dad will my mom and I get deported because of how we got our papers?

My mom got her papers because he paid someone to marry her. And my dad has been abusing my mom for years and has been threatening us to get us deported because of how we got our papers. What will happen if my dad tell the police or the immigration how we got our papers? Can we still file a domestic violence against him?

2 Lawyer Answers
Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
Answered
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Palm Desert, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: more info needed.

i do not practice in this arena, but as far as DV you should be able to complain.

as to the immigration issues I would want to talk to a specialist.........though one never know if/when ICE will get involved.

Jesus Martinez
Jesus Martinez
Answered
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • FRESNO, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: You should obtain a consultation from an attorney in your case. This is complex.

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